Rajeswari, 29, of Peelamedu was robbed of her jewellery weighing seven sovereigns at her mother’s place in Rathinapuri, a couple of days ago, said the Rathinapuri police, who have registered a case in this connection.

An unidentified masked man entered the house to snatch her jewellery when she was sleeping.

Four held

K.G. Chavady police have arrested four persons on charges of smuggling sand and seized a lorry.

The police said that while conducting a vehicle check near the inter-State border, the police stopped a lorry that was found carrying sand.

After inquiries, the police arrested Kishore Kumar, 39, and lorry owner Bishi, 29.

At the Velanthavalam check-post, the police arrested Ravikumar, 33, and Ganeshkumar, 34, on charges of smuggling sand. The police have registered a case.


Coimbatore Railway Police have arrested Senthil Prabhu, 30, Shahjahan, 26, and Rajesh, 29, on charges of robbing a loco pilot.

The police said that after loco pilot Ayyavu, 53, alighted from the driver’s cabin of the train he piloted from Erode to Coimbatore, the three robbed him of his walkie-talkie, suitcase and identity card.